Drink Italia: white wines of Friuli

Vineyards in Friuli

This far northeastern region of Italy produces white wines of such diversity and finesse that its present-day reputation is beyond compare. Our experts have found six fine examples Home to some of Italy’s most accomplished and adventurous white wines, Friuli-Venezia Giulia has embraced many cultural influences through the centuries, including periods More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, July 30th, 2018

Drink Italia: Rosé wines

We’re in the pink this summer, and sunny blue skies demand nothing less than a glass or two of well-chilled Italian rosé. We’ve discovered six of the best… With summer in full swing, we thought it time to More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Drink Italia: Wines from Campania

Campania is a place that’s very much on the rise as far as its wines are concerned, and we’ve uncovered some real finds from this productive southern region! Campania’s winemaking history goes back a More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Drink Italia: Six favourite reds for 2018

We asked our wine buyers to recommend good-value Italian red wines to enjoy this spring and beyond. Here are six we think will become favourites for 2018… Even if you have your ‘go-to’ wines, one of the joys More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Drink Italia: Piedmont White Wines

Piedmont’s Gavi and Arneis wines remain in the shadow of the region’s mighty reds, but their star continues to rise in the world of white wines. We take a look at some of the best Piedmont is a region renowned More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, February 16th, 2018

Drink Italia: Dessert wines

Although we now associate Italy with iconic red wines, in fact, the greatest wines of Ancient Rome were sweet whites. Italia! delves into Italian dessert wines… The Classical texts of Cato, Pliny and Virgil tell More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Drink Italia: Tuscan reds

From ‘Super Tuscan’ to Brunello, there are plenty of fine Tuscan non-Chianti reds, and they’re not all super-expensive either. Here’s a selection of Tuscan reds your wallet will love… Traditionally More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Now you can get your favourite Italian wine delivered straight through your letterbox

The wine bottle has been through many changes since it was first developed in 3,000 BC – but today not one rivals a new design for sheer 21st Century convenience. Image: Garcon Wines Mail-order subscription More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 14th, 2016

Top 3 Italian Liquers

Italy’s liqueurs, aperitivi and digestivi are as diverse as the abundant variety of regional food and wine… Averna Amaro Perhaps the least well-known of our trio, this little gem deserves a wider audience. More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Top Italian Food and Wine Festivals

How do you choose from the thousands of gastronomic festivals throughout Italy? We’ve made it easy for you with five of the best to tickle your tastebuds… International White Truffle Fair Alba, Piedmont Do More...